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McAllen, Texas Helps Bring "Maquiladoras" Across The Border To Reynosa

The McAllen Economic Development Corporation (EDC) recently worked with officials in the Mexican city of Reynosa to build two new maquiladoras (also known as maquilas), in addition to a major expansion of an existing one. read more.....»»

Category: blogSource: benzingaJun 12th, 2019

I visited a Texas courtroom where dozens of chained immigrants were prosecuted under Trump"s "zero tolerance" policy — and it was surreal

Daniel Brown/Business Insider I attended a mass prosecution proceeding in McAllen, Texas, where dozens of immigrants pleaded guilty to crossing the US-Mexico border illegally. Under President Donald Trump.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJun 24th, 2018

I went on a Border Patrol ride along in one of the most heavily crossed areas on the US-Mexico border — here"s what happened

Daniel Brown/Business Insider MCALLEN, TEXAS &mdash.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJul 2nd, 2018

Mattis at the Southern Border

Mattis at the Southern Border Defense Secretary Jim Mattis (General USMC Ret.), has visited troops near McAllen, Texas, and defended the use of the military for bord.....»»

Category: topSource: livetradingnewsNov 15th, 2018

Trump Could Use Money Earmarked For Puerto Rico To Build The Wall: Reports

Shortly after President Trump finished a briefing with national security officials near the US-Mexico border in McAllen Texas, NBC News published what it purports to be details from an earlier briefing on Thursday with senior defense officials .....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeJan 10th, 2019

Wayfair workers to walk out after beds sold to border camps

Employees of the online furniture retailer Wayfair are planning a walkout on Wednesday to protest the company's sale of over $200,000 in bedroom furniture to a detention center for migrant children in Texas......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentral9 hr. 24 min. ago

Wayfair employees to walk out after beds sold to furnish border camps

Employees of the online furniture retailer Wayfair are planning a walkout on Wednesday to protest the company's sale of over $200,000 in bedroom furniture to a detention center for migrant children in Texas......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentral9 hr. 24 min. ago

Texas Sends Another 1,000 National Guard Troops To Mexican Border In Response To Migrant Crisis

Texas Governor Greg Abbott, a Republican, announced June 21 that he would send another 1,000 National Guard troops to the U.S.-Mexico border to aid the federal government with border security efforts. read more.....»»

Category: blogSource: benzingaJun 24th, 2019

Democrat Border Town Mayor Freaks Out Over GOP Inaction As Illegals Overwhelm City

The Democrat mayor of a Texas border town - which he said just 14 months ago wasn't a 'war zone' - chewed out staffers for Republican Senator John Cornyn, who he accused of not t.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeJun 17th, 2019

Premature Migrant Baby Found in Border Patrol Facility in Texas

"You look at this baby and there is no question that this baby should be in a tube with a heart monitor." The teenage girl with pigtail braids was hunched over in a wheelchair a.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneJun 14th, 2019

Premature Baby Found in Border Patrol Facility in Texas

"You look at this baby and there is no question that this baby should be in a tube with a heart monitor." The teenage girl with pigtail braids was hunched over in a wheelchair and holding a bunched sweatshirt when an immigrant ad.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneJun 14th, 2019

Lawmakers Approve Path Forward To Extend Interstate 27, Connect Mexico Trade With West Texas

Texas Gov. Greg Abbott signed a bill directing the Texas Department of Transportation to study the Ports-to-Plains Corridor, a plan that could extend Interstate 27 from Laredo all the way up to the Oklahoma-Texas border. read more.....»»

Category: blogSource: benzingaJun 13th, 2019

Border cities feel the pressure of Trump tariffs

Business leaders in South Texas are worried about managing the impact of a new 5% tariff on all Mexican imports......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralJun 7th, 2019

Wells Fargo"s new Houston commercial banking exec: Restructuring "helps our processes to be a little more efficient"

Based in Houston, he manages Wells Fargo's commercial banking in South Texas and Louisiana......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJun 5th, 2019

Trump Tweet Trumpets New Tariffs Over Texas Border Crises Tanking Ticker. Time To Talk About "Insurance"

Trump Tweet Trumpets New Tariffs Over Texas Border Crises Tanking Ticker. Time To Talk About "Insurance".....»»

Category: topSource: seekingalphaJun 2nd, 2019

City issues cease-and-desist order for private border wall

A border suburb of El Paso, Texas, has issued a cease-and-desist order against construction of a privately funded border barrier......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsMay 28th, 2019

Not Just Florida: Border Patrol To Fly Thousands Of Illegal Migrants To San Diego

Yesterday we reported that the Trump administration would be dumping thousands of illegal migrants in Florida due to overcrowding at the border. Now, we learn that San Diego will receive hundreds of migrant families from South Texas for pro.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeMay 18th, 2019

Delta CEO says Seattle will benefit if partnership with WestJet gets OK

The Delta CEO said the arrangement will be beneficial for consumers and communities on both sides of the U.S. border and bring badly needed competition to the United Airlines-Air Canada joint venture......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMay 7th, 2019

Border Patrol: Apprehensions In Rio Grande Valley Already Surpassed All Of 2018

Authored by Julian Aguilar via The Texas Tribune, Less than seven months into the fiscal year, the Rio Grande Valley sector has apprehended more than 164,000.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeApr 24th, 2019

African Migrants At Texas Border Monitored For Ebola: Official

A Laredo, Texas public health official said that 20 migrants from the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) were monitored for Ebola and other diseases. African and Ha.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeApr 16th, 2019

Final Four games bring another dose of drama to U.S. Bank Stadium Saturday night (gallery)

U.S. Bank Stadium once again played host to an exciting sporting event that was watched my millions across the country and the globe, as Virginia and Texas Tech won hard-fought games Saturday night and a right to play in Monday's championship. Ove.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsApr 7th, 2019